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Why We're Not Buying Martin O'Malley's Anti-Wall Street Platform

On May 30, 2015, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.

The progressive icon stands to the left of the poll-leading Democrat Hillary Clinton and has found a niche in painting himself as the populist hero in contrast to Clinton’s Wall Street ties and far-ranging donor pool of “one-percenters.”

O'Malley's championing of the middle class against the "Wall Street bullies" would be laudable...if it were believable....

retirement

What Are the Different Retirement Accounts?

According to the Federal Reserve, the average American has less than $60,000 saved in their retirement accounts.

With so many Americans ill-prepared for retirement, one of the most common questions we're asked at Money Morning is "What are the different retirement accounts?"

Here's everything you need to know now...

gold

New Gold Forecast Shows Bullish News for Prices

Gold prices finished Thursday's session up 1.52%.

Dovish Fed comments and concerns of a Greek default should support yellow metal prices.

Keep reading for what this means for the rest of the year's gold forecast...

oil

Here's Why WTI Crude Oil Prices Are Down Today

Two reasons why WTI crude oil prices are down today are the Greek debt negotiations and looming Iran deadline.

The international news has big implications on where WTI oil prices are headed the rest of the year.

Here's a breakdown of today's movements...

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Airbnb IPO Date Faces Delay as Company Receives $24 Billion Valuation

Airbnb Inc. is reportedly in talks to raise $1 billion in venture capital according to The Wall Street Journal. That amount of funding would value the tech startup at roughly $24 billion.

Unfortunately for investors, that means the Airbnb IPO date will be pushed back again.

The company is growing at an incredible rate, but it still has some kinks to work out before the Airbnb IPO date...

Biotech investing

These Promising Cancer Therapies Are a Biotech "Triple Play"

On Jan. 7, 2015, CytRX Corp. announced positive results from a study of its experimental brain cancer drug, aldoxorubicin, and the company's stock immediately jumped 15.8%. Then, over the next four months, it nearly doubled.

Over the months since June 2013, when Clovis Oncology released positive trial data for both a lung cancer and a lymphoma drug, CLVS share value has soared 255%.

And just last summer, when Puma Biotechnology released positive results from a clinical trial of its breast cancer drug, neratanib, PBYI shares jumped 300% in a single session.

It's clear that investors can do very well with the right cancer drug.

But there, of course, is the rub: Finding the right cancer drug is not so easy.

I'm about to show you three companies - all sound investments - running strong in the race to fight this scourge, and the one that could very well take the prize...

etfs

Buy This Top Technology ETF to Profit from Semiconductor M&A

One of the best-performing subsectors in tech can be played with this technology ETF.

Additional gains are expected in this industry in 2015, thanks to growth prospects and M&A activity.

Keep reading for the best tech ETF to buy to play the industry's growth and M&A wave.

Alibaba

The Biggest Difference Between Alibaba Stock and Amazon Stock

Alibaba stock is frequently compared to Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) stock because both companies are each the biggest e-commerce companies in their home countries.

But Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) has a very different business model from Amazon.

Money Morning's Technical Trading Specialist D.R. Barton joined CCTV News on Wednesday and broke down the two businesses for viewers. They both serve millions of users every day, but the way Alibaba operates gives it a huge advantage in this one category...

penny stocks

The Three Best Penny Stocks to Buy Today

The three best penny stocks to buy today all have the capability to return triple-digit gains in a matter of months.

Each of the best penny stocks to buy trades on the Nasdaq and is priced between $3 and $5. So you won't be buying shares that trade for a fraction of a penny. They also all have solid liquidity, meaning you can enter and exit these trades easily.

Here are our three best penny stocks to buy now, and the reasons we're so bullish on them...

stock market today

Dow Jones Today Up 68 Points on Fed Rate Optimism and Fitbit IPO

Find out what's ahead for the stock market today.

Get the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq updates. Plus stocks to watch, the day's biggest news, and today's best profit plays.

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